Biography of Muzetta M. Thrower

Who was Muzetta M. Thrower?

We honor our school name from a pioneer of Alternative Education. Mrs. Thrower was a long-time educator in the city of Vacaville. She was an administrator at the Country High Campus in 1991 until she finally retired in the early 2000s. The name Muzetta Thrower lives long at our adult school because she believes that all students have something to work for if they have a goal. Our staff believes that every student has a purpose and are lifelong learner, as you embark on your educational needs at the Muzetta Thrower Adult Education Center; we want you to remember that you are in a safe place to learn and you can explore your dreams as long as you believe. 

Timeline of Muzetta Thrower
MUZETTA graduated from JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY in JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI, where she earned her B.A. in Music Education.
MUZETTA attended BALL UNIVERSITY and earned her M.A. in Counseling Psychology.
MUZETTA earned her Administrative Services Credential at CSU-Sacramento, Ca.
MUZETTA joined the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated while attending JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY.
MUZETTA THROWER was married to Chief Master Sergeant of the United States Air Force, Robert L. Thrower, a mother of four children and grandmother to two.
MUZETTA, began working in the Vacaville Unified School District in 1977.
MUZETTA began working at Country High Continuation School in various administrative roles in 1983.
MUZETTA became principal of Country High Continuation School in 1991.
MUZETTA continued to work in the district for many years until she retired in 1999.
MUZETTA came out of retirement in 2002 and filled in as interim principal again at Country High Continuation School until 2003.
Ulatis Alternative Education Center was on Monte Vista Ave and McClellan Street, was named the Muzetta M. Thrower Alternative Education Center in 2008.
MUZETTA  passed away after a battle with cancer on April 1, 2010.
MUZETTA THROWER ADULT EDUCATION CENTER on June 25, 2020, the Vacaville Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved the Vacaville Adult School to change it’s name after relocating to 188 Bella Vista Road.
MUZETTA THROWER was the first school in Vacaville, California, named after an African American Woman. 

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